LISTEN: Sheryl Sandberg on Equity in Corporate America

There are attempts to close the wealth gap between Black and White Americans, but also for Black women and broader society.

April Ryan spoke with Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, who shares on women receiving leadership opportunities, the dearth of Black women in corporate ranks, and closing pay gaps. Currently, no Fortune 500 company is lead by a Black woman. The most recent is Ursula Burns who served as CEO of Xerox from 2009 to 2016.

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Today is Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the day that the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was…

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FILE- In this Oct. 6, 2015 file photo, Ursula Burns speaks at the Eighth Annual John Wooden Global Leadership Award Dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif. Burns, a trailblazer among African American women in the business world, wants to help make sure that the stories of other pioneering women like her are not forgotten. The HistoryMakers, an oral archive that’s recorded the stories of more than 3,300 African Americans over the last 20 years, has launched The WomanMakers initiative with a $1 million gift from Burns, the former head of Xerox. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for UCLA Anderson/AP Images, File)